The 8 Elements of an Argument Posters included 17 8.5x11 Posters. One poster for each of the 8 terms, which are defined with a practical example.Claim ReasonEvidenceExplanationSo what.CounterclaimCounterargumentConclusionPlus 4 posters of transition words/phrases to link claims to reasons, reasons to evidence, claims to counterclaims, and counterclaims to counterarguments.Posters of the four types of evidence, what aren't valid reasons, and the related common core state standards.
These transition words are helpful in linking ideas together in opinion writing.The vocabulary (opinion/thesis, reasons, examples, conclusion) and color coding are consistent with Lucy Calkins Units of Study for 3rd and 4th grade.
Opinion Writing - This engaging writing unit will guide students through writing a five paragraph essay. Students will state their opinion about the best restaurant and support that opinion with reasons, details, and examples. Common Core Writing 4th, 5th, 6th #opinionwriting #commoncorewriting